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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Midweek day walk - Sunningdale to Windsor

Sunningdale to Windsor - a repeated Regal Romp in Royal Landscape

Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle

Book 1 Walk 18

Length :  16 km or 10 miles

Toughness :  2 out of 10

Getting there :  Catch the 10:20 am train from London Waterloo to Sunningdale.
Calling stations:

  • Clapham Junction departs at 10:28
  • Richmond departs at 10:36
  • Twickenham departs 10:40

Meeting point :  Sunningdale station at 11:07

Suggested Tickets :  Buy a cheap day return to Windsor (all stations) and a single from Staines to Sunningdale

Brief Description

It'll probably be a bit of a squelch round Virginia Water, but there are quite a few firm paths which should make the walk a little easier underfoot.
You may find full details  here

Suggested Lunch stops

The Savill Garden Restaurant (cafeteria) t:  01784 485 402

Suggested Tea stops

Cinnamon CafĂ© t: 01753 857879 in Windsor and Eaton Central Station.  This is a suggestion by the poster.  However there are many other delightful eateries in the town centre. 

Map

OS Explorer : 160

Return train times

Trains return from Windsor and Eaton Central Station to Paddington ( Change at Slough ) at the following times ... 16:00 | 16:32 | 16:52 | 17:10 | 17:30 and may suit Ealing Broadites and small brown bears.

Trains return from Windsor and Eaton Riverside Station to Waterloo at 23 and 53 minutes past the hour and will suit Clapham Junctioneers


6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Anyone spot the difference?

Anonymous said...

I presume 1038 at richmond jfk

Arthur Dent said...

As you can see, this walk was also posted on the preceding Sunday.
Unfortunately the poster for the Sunday walk didn't put the title on the Blog header, so Dent missed the clash :-(
Anyhow it's a little late to change so I apologise to anyone who was intending to do this walk on Sunday and who was also intending to walk this Wednesday - hopefully not too many of you!

Anonymous said...

forecast horrible for tomorrow so i'm out. too bad. M

Marcus said...

n=6 w=drizzle-and-rain-all-day-but-never-torrential.

Fair weather walkers stayed away, leaving 6 of us to venture forth on a day when the rain was never as heavy as forecasted. Not a good time of year to do this walk - it should be done in April and May when the azaleas and rhododendrons are in bloom - but that said we made the best of the day and the walk in very nice company - and it was not too muddy or wet under foot. Lunch at the Savill Gardens caff was as expected, and 4 of us stopped for tea and cake in Windsor.
An enjoyable day out.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful day out in light rain.jfk